Reese’s Puffs Cupcakes

By Eat More Chocolate Team    , ,   

November 10, 2015

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The cake is so rich and moist covered with the chocolate peanut butter ganache and smothered with the buttercream frosting. Delicious!

  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • 20 mins

    15 mins

    35 mins



Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and line pans with cupcake liners. Then spray the cupcake liners with cooking spray

In a small bowl, sift cake mix and set aside

In a large bowl, gently whisk eggs, oil, buttermilk, sour cream and vanilla extract

Add cake mix to wet ingredients and stir

Fill cupcake liners ¾ full and bake for 15 to 20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean

Ganache: Melt chocolate and peanut butter together and stir until smooth. Dip the tops of the cooled cupcake into the ganache and let sit for 10 to 15 minutes

Buttercream: Beat butter and peanut butter. Add powered sugar a little at a time until you reach your desired consistency. Add vanilla extract {Add 1 tablespoon milk if your buttercream is too thick}

Pipe buttercream onto ganache-covered cupcake and roll in Reese’s Puffs cereal.



1 box Devil’s Food Cake Mix

3 eggs

½ cup oil

1 cup buttermilk

¾ cup sour cream

1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract

Peanut Butter Chocolate Ganache:

½ cup chocolate chips

1/3 cup peanut butter, smooth

Peanut Butter Buttercream:

¾ cup butter, softened

½ cup peanut butter, smooth

2 cups powdered sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 ½ cups Reese’s Puffs Cereal